Al Unser Sr. is oldest Indy 500 winner
Signature Race May 24, 1987 - Al Unser Sr., behind the wheel of a year-old car he had to beg to drive, won his fourth Indy 500, tying A.J. Foyt's record. At 47, Unser was the oldest to win the race. Quite a feat, considering the only reason he was even competing was that Danny Ongais crashed during a practice run and wasn't healthy enough to race.
Unser's victory margin was 4.496 seconds over runner-up Roberto Guerrero and his average speed was 162.175 miles per hour.
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